A final USCIS fee rule was published in the Federal Register on October 24, 2016, which means the new fees will be effective on December 23, 2016. Applications or petitions mailed, postmarked, or otherwise filed on or after December 23, 2016 must include the new fee.
Fee changes for most frequently used forms and petitions
|Form Number||Form Title||Current Amount||Effective 12/23/2016|
|I-129||Petition for H-1B, TN, O-1 Nonimmigrant Worker (H-1B anti-fraud fee remains $500, and Premium Processing fee remains $1,225).||$325||$460|
|I-140||Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker||$580||$700|
|I-485||Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (for individuals over age 14)||$985||$1,140|
|I-539||Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status||$290||$370|
|I-765||Application for Employment Authorization||$380||$410|